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2014-08-25 16:29:26

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDrive Inc. a leader in cloud storage and online backup, has experienced strong growth internationally by introducing IDrive Express, a free cloud backup seeding solution, that sends an external drive (up to 3TB) to the customer to upload their data with, and return to IDrive for direct upload. This enables for a faster backup (under a week from device to cloud) compared to backing up over the Internet, which can be plagued by slow upload...

2014-08-25 16:27:39

SALEM, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 22, Carter Machinery hosted its own unique version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - with the help of a 150-ton Caterpillar Mining Truck. A Cat 785B Mining Truck dumped more than 3,000 gallons of ice water onto 100 Carter employees below. Standing nearly three stories tall and boasting 1,400hp, the massive truck provided for an Ice Bucket Challenge unlike any other. Nearly 200 people attended the event. "Finding a cure...

2014-08-25 12:27:38

BURNABY, British Columbia, August 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing Industrialization and Increasing Demand for Electricity in Emerging Economies to Boost Global Industrial Boilers Market Through 2019 According to a recently published report by TechSci Research, "Global Industrial Boiler Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2955 ]", the global industrial boiler market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of around 6% during 2014-19,...

2014-08-25 12:20:52

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestone®, the leading consumer choice for branded antifreeze/coolant in North America, debuts groundbreaking Cor-Guard(TM) Inhibitor technology. This new Prestone antifreeze formula provides advanced corrosion protection for a vehicle's entire cooling system, helping engines run longer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139240 The improved antifreeze formula uses patented Cor-Guard inhibitors to better protect areas in...

2014-08-25 08:29:18

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Composite Panel Building Systems (CPBS) announces the launch of a new, eco-friendly, fully composite sheathing for new construction and retrofitted homes and apartments. The Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing (C-SIS) is the most energy efficient sheathing in the industry using cutting-edge building technology that dramatically improves building strength and air quality while earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental...

2014-08-22 23:06:40

Recently, LenoRF, an outstanding electrical accessory manufacturer, has released its new designs of N female connectors. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, an outstanding electrical accessory manufacturer, has released its new designs of N female connectors. These items have already been added to the company’s product line. In addition, it has decided to launch a special offer for these brand new accessories; they are now offered at discounted rates, up to 30% off. “We are...

2014-08-22 23:06:29

Phoenix System introduces BrakeStrip safety test for consumers to test brake fluid and safeguard stopping power. St. George, UT (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Most drivers are not concerned with their brakes until they stop working. Drivers who are conducting regular brake maintenance often focus primarily on pads and rotors and are not checking the single most important fluid in their car, brake fluid. Brake fluid is what transfers pressure from your brake pedal to your brakes and safety...

2014-08-22 23:06:15

The popular electronics accessory company, LenoRF, has recently updated its new product line with a new collection of N Male Connectors. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The popular electronics accessory company, LenoRF, has recently updated its new product line with a new collection of N Male Connectors. In addition, the company has announced that all the newly released N Male Connectors are provided with big discounts, up to 30% off. True enough, LenoRF is one of the leaders in the electronics...

2014-08-22 23:03:15

Now through September 1, American Tire Company is offering their customers a Labor Day Special. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 American Tire Company has 9 highly rated locations around Middle Tennessee, locally owned and operated in their communities since 1956. American Tire Company is known for their top name brand tires, quality auto repair, and unbeatable customer service – all of which inevitably earns a high level of trust and loyalty from their customer base. Beginning...

2014-08-22 12:21:17

RnRMarketResearch.com offers "X-by-Wire Systems Market by Geography, by System Type (Shift-by-wire, Throttle-by-wire, Active Suspension (Suspension-by-Wire), Electronic Park Brake (Park-by-Wire), Fly-by-wire & Other-by-wire technologies), by Vehicle Type (Passenger & Commercial) - Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2014 to 2019" research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The major X-by-Wire systems market has technologies in the modern day are...


Latest Mechanical engineering Reference Libraries

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2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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2010-09-24 18:05:15

A thermostat regulates the temperature of a system and keeps the system's temperature at desired setpoint temperature. The device does this by turning heating and cooling devices on and off and regulating air flow of a heat transfer fluid as needed. This maintains the correct temperature. Thermostats may be used to control heating or cooling a system, or may be a component part of a heater or air conditioner. There are a variety of ways that thermostats can be constructed and could use...

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2005-05-25 19:16:15

Perlite is an amorphous glass mineral of volcanic origin. Typical analysis: 70-75% SiO2, 12-15% Al2O3, Na2O 3-4%, K2O 3-5%, Fe2O3 0,5-2%, MgO 0,2-0,7%, CaO 0,5-1,5% Loss On Ignition 3-5% Properties: When it reaches temperatures of 850"“900 °C, perlite softens (since it is a glass) and water trapped in the structure escapes and this causes the expansion of the material to 7"“15 times its original volume. The expanded material is a brilliant white, due to the reflectivity of the...

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